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, suggested an agreement to go to geneva, the question was how did you get there and negotiating in the summer of '85 through the tenth anniversary of the helsinki final act and the general assembly in new york, engaging in a relationship with foreign ministers, another new face for the united states. the march towards geneva included the discarding of the old notion of communication on issues on which we disagreed and patch over with language which was always misinterpreted and the reestablishment of the acceptability of arms control and human rights and already made a statement. arms control regional issues and bilateral issues. the essence of that, we did not trade one u.s. interest for another u.s. interest, interesting gupta that point. people say if the soviet union does something we don't like they will pay with u.s. interests instead of one of their own interests so we got away with that with a new negotiating approach and gradually to geneva where we arrived with some sense of things being significant to the soviet union and one of the preparatory trips we met with a member of the tri
in geneva. tell us what you've got prepared there. >> as we know, every monday we do trade links and this is our trade links day today from the wto. shortly, we'll be joined by director general of the wto. they've revised down their growth forecast and we've seen an increase in complaints. but interestingly enough, this is the first time this year that we've seen the number of trade openings outpace the number of trade restrictions. there's a lot of interesting things going on and the -- we're going to get into the value added of trade, as well. yes, an ipad in china gets made and it's value point $50. but it's only about $20 of that that goes to china and the rest goes back to the u.s. we'll get into the dynamics of trade, as well, and how we measure it. we'll also be joined by the ilo director general, as well, guy rider. we'll hear from the head of the world intellectual property organization. so it's a big trade day here from geneva on "worldwide exchange." lots of great things to get into. and by the way, 157 members of the wto, shortly to be 158. kazakhstan today should get
musicians found a special way to have their voice heard. >> they are in geneva to take part in the festivities. for the u.n.'s high commissioner of human rights, the ability to participate, work together, and have your voice heard are rights that everyone should exercise freely. >> i particularly have been inspired by what has happened in the streets of egypt, north africa, the middle east, as well as the occupy wall street protest, where people have come out in huge numbers, asking for their civil and political rights, achill -- economic, social, cultural rights. >> being heard often start small. in this kenyan village, the chief uses twitter to communicate with residents. he says it has made the running of the community much smoother. >> i believe that is the best example. we find that those people are the grassroots. those people in the villages, they don't know about technology. they have been suffering. >> it also means his friends back home can follow him on his dirty to geneva, despite the difference -- on his journey to geneva, despite the differences -- distance. >>
calls to the white house for us to walk out of the negotiations in geneva to punish the russians. had we done not, we would not have been able to preserve the alliance we needed to get deployment started. churchill successfully fought those efforts. it's an irony when we did deploy an attack the public relations in. >> it's been three last points. >> i know. one more. in 1985 victory here of no progress, that was the career pre-gorbachev when you had to drop off and basically oriented soviet leadership. george shultz sat down with rummy go unnoticed embrace who they really launched the imf negotiation. nobody at that time foresaw the likelihood of the zero option. we are a moved off. producer lee schultz who outlined a new approach, which put arms control in this broader context, economic context, human rights discussions and regional security matters in the so-called balance agenda to really pave the way that the progress that was made. >> thank you very much. he mentioned the brain-dead soviet leadership at that time. what you all want to remember the 1980s krishna died and came in and
the principals for economic liberty, political liberty and religious freedom. the 1599 geneva bible. it was the first complete english translation, complete with chapters, numbered verses and 300,000 utterly unique study notes. it actually came out before the king james version and because the government didn't authorize it, it was outlawed. but it was a bible by the people, for the people, the book that built america. and now for the first time in 400 years it's available again in a beautiful leather edition. i have one, i want you to have yours too. please visit genevabible.com and get your copy of this rare and historic version of god's word today. thank you and may god bless you. >> the pentagon is preparing for massive budget cuts in case the country does go over the fiscal cliff. the scaling back today became the triangle. >> welcome backs to fox and friends first. i am patti ann browne. >> i am ainsley earhardt. >> now it's time for the top 5@5:00. they are accused of aiding terrorists and threatening to use weapons of mass destruction in the united states. they will come fac
liberty, political liberty and religious freedom. the 1599 geneva bible. it was the first complete english translation, complete with chapters, numbered verses and 300,000 utterly unique study notes. it actually came out before the king james version and because the government didn't authorize it, it was outlawed. but it was a bible by the people, for the people, the book that built america. and now for the first time in 400 years it's available again in a bea leather edition. i have one, i want you to have yours too. please visit genevabible.com and get your copy of this rare and historic version of god's word today. thank you and may god bless you. >> welcome back. it is 21 minutes after the top of the hour. syrian vice president said the government and the rebels are losing the war. he said neither side can win militarily. after 21 months of fighting instead he suggests ending the violence and creating a unified government. the founder of domino's pizza joining the fight against obama care. he is suing the local government foreman dates. monahan a devout catholic says the law rviolates
to handle the habeas review of 1 million people a year after of you did to its status of. and the geneva conventions which provide for projections -- these are -- the folks who put the committee's it -- geneva conventions to get up about every kind of detail. they're entitled devastation. no one ever follow that. they got down to that level of detail. the first met as to the top detention authority, entirely relevant to all weather and not the originally doing it with the afghanis and not jointly detaining with the germans have are the delicate issue to with respect to a few hundred detainees potentially million of over hundreds of thousand detainees in a full war scenario the supreme court precedent. looking back at the decision said there were still dangerous from german partisans at that point in time, five years after the peace tree had been put into affect. that was a real consideration that justified the nine gaby's protections. five years after world war two was over. so with that amount to get back to steven. >> part of the issue is, we give you all power, what would be their reg
to an international convention that will be administered and overseen by a u.n. body sitting in geneva, switzerland. >> so by that argument you really don't support any kind of u.n. treaty because you are saying the whole idea of kind of u.n. treaties that countries sign on to, you don't like that idea at all. >> typically, anderson, we use treaties to deal with international relations. to deal with the law of nations. and acting on the world's scene. this deals with a lot of issues that are distinctively domestic in nature. >> there are those who say that your objection to this and the objection of many groups has more to do with basically a dislike of the u.n. and any kind of thing that comes out of the u.n. and you sort of painted this picture that u.n. bureaucrats in geneva are going to be telling parents in utah how to raise their disabled child. but is there any case that you can cite where u.n. bureaucrats in geneva have been able to tell american parents how to do anything or american citizens how to do anything? >> no, there's not, anderson, but the fact that something like that hasn't hap
and religious freedom. the 1599 geneva bible. it was the first complete english translation, complete with chapters, numbered verses and 300,000 utterly unique study notes. it actually came out before the king james version and because the government didn't authorize it, it was outlawed. but it was a bible by the people, for the people, the book that built america. and now for the first time in 400 years it's available again in a beautiful leather edition. i have one, i want you to have yours too. please visit genevabible.com and get your copy of this rare and historic version of god's word today. thank you and may god bless you. >> good morning to you. it is now quarter past the hour. george h.w. bush is still in the hospital but his condition is improving. he was admitted for bronchitis the day after thanksgiving. should be more bad news for bernie madoff. andrew madoff is reportedly awaiting tests to confirm fears that his canningser has returned. he was first diagnosed with lymphoma in 2003. this news comes right before tomorrow's 4th anniversary of his father bernie madoff's arre
it contained the principals for economic liberty, political liberty and religious freedom. the 1599 geneva bible. it was the first complete english translation, complete with chapters, numbered verses and 300,000 utterly unique study notes. it actually came out before the king james version and because the government didn't authorize it, it was outlawed. but it was a bible by the people, for the people, the book that built america. and now for the first time in 400 years it's available again in a beautiful leather edition. i have one, i want you to have yours too. please visit genevabible.com and get your copy of this rare and historic version of god's word today. thank you and may god bless you. obamacare. >> good morning to you now. it is 22 minutes after the hour. here's a look at the headlines this morning. a mix-up at a gas station in new jersey had several cars stalling right after filling up? why? because they had their tanks filled with jet fuel. the gas station has been shut down since. the fuel needs to be pumped out and replaced. the storage facility that delivers the gas says i
liberty and religious freedom. the 1599 geneva bible. it was the first complete english translation, complete with chapters, numbered verses and 300,000 utterly unique study notes. it actually came out before the king james version and because the government didn't authorize it, it was outlawed. but it was a bible by the people, for the people, the book that built america. and now for the first time in 400 years it's available again in a beautiful leather edition. i have one, i want you to have yours too. please visit genevabible.com and get your copy of this rare and historic version of god's word today. vers[ dylan ] this is one way to keep your underwear clean. this is another! ta-daa! try charmin ultra strong. it cleans so well and you can use up to four times less than the leading value brand. oh! there it is. thanks son. hey! [ female announcer ] charmin ultra strong has a duraclean texture that can help you get clean while still using less. and it's four times stronger versus the leading value brand. charmin ultra strong helps keep you and your underwear clean. we all go. why
to geneva for someone meeting in geneva. the question was how did you get there? in the summer of 85, through such events as the 10th anniversary of the helsinki final act, and meeting user of the united nations general assembly in new york, the secretary, secretary schultz was able to engage in a relationship with foreign minister, another new phase for the united states. the march towards geneva included a discarding of the old notion of a page along communiquÉs and issues about which we disagreed in which we patched over which -- with language which was always misinterpreted. and the so-called four-part agenda. human rights, arms control, regional issues and bilateral issues. the essence of that, rick has touched on. it meant we did not trade off one u.s. interests were not u.s. interest. how quickly people would say if the soviet union does something we don't like, let's make them pay with the u.s. interest. instead of one of their own interest. we got away from that as a new negotiating approach. we made away gradually to geneva, where we arrived with some sense of things being
in parking lots and how americans in geneva could change the law. but the evidence doesn't stand up to scrutiny from richard thornburg, himself the father of a disabled son. >> it has no effect whatsoever within this country. it gives no jurisdiction to the u.n. over any individual or any government within the united states. i am puzzled as to where these strong objections come from. >> keep in mind, that was the nation's former top law enforcement official and a life-long republican who believes there's nothing to the charges of the u.n. disability treaty. michael ferras is making a lot of the charges. he's chairman of the home school legal association and also chairman of patrick henry college. he also made the claim about children with eyeglasses. here is what he said. >> the definition of disability is not defined in the treaty and so my kid wears glasses. now they're disabled. now the u.n. gets control over them. >> so u.n. bureaucrats could get control over his child if they decided to define disability as kids with glasses. so keep that sound bite in mind. it came up earlier
[speaker not understood] benefits? >> sure. there is the geneva community garden in the kayuga terrace [speaker not understood] stainable horticultural demonstration guard ebb. and they have raised $40,000. * garden the friends of pioneer park raised $40,000 in the north beach neighborhood of district 3 to [speaker not understood] and to also install light fixtures. the friends of dee boers park, this is actually one of the projects that we're requesting retroactive authorization. they raised $104,000 for a new youth play area in duboce park in the lower haight neighborhood. it's a very exciting and creative outdoor play area for school age kids. oftentimes our play grounds are for younger kids, and this one really benefits children who are in elementary and middle school and really even adults as well. in golden gate park, the [speaker not understood] club has raised about $25,000 to repair and upgrade the green number 1. there are three greens, but this is for one of them. the fifth project is for the lincoln park steps in the richmond neighborhood, district 1. this group has raised
, political liberty and religious freedom. the 1599 geneva bible. it was the first complete english translation, complete with chapters, numbered verses and 300,000 utterly unique study notes. it actually came out before the king james version and because the government didn't authorize it, it was outlawed. but it was a bible by the people, for the people, the book that built america. and now for the first time in 400 years it's available again in a beautiful leather edition. i have one, i want you to have yours too. please visit genevabible.com and get your copy of this rare and historic version of god's word today. vers[ male announcer ]today. sponges take your mark. [ female announcer ] one drop of ultra daw has twice the everyday grease cleaning ingredients of one drop of the leading non-concentrated brand... to clean 2x more greasy dishes. dawn does more. so it's not a chore. hey, travis... get some friends, loser! so, are you all right, man? ♪ lean on me, thanks. ♪ when you're not strong, and i'll be your friend. ♪ ♪ i'll help you carry on... ♪ >> live from america's
and made our way to geneva, we arrived with some sense of things being very different in the soviet union. one of the preparatory trips we had met with the one member who said, you know, as new leaders when we got to be in charge the cupboard was bare. i'm not sure a lot of that had registered in the washington intelligence community where we kept getting a d sense of the -- d sense of the soviet listen and became different to see what we were getting from the intelligence side and seeing across the table. in geneva as president reagan met gorbachev for the first time and met in front of their fireplace conversation and later walking language the lake you began to see the emerge generals of people to saccept president reagan's view of the role of nuclear represents. and the key document that emerged from geoff besides the agreement it meet later, the joint statement said at the beginning the two leaders agree that nuclear war can't be won and must never be fought. there were negotiations on for i.n.f. but they began it take their lead from the outcome of the smut -- summit discussions. w
that is an outlier and you know, i have great needs for managing traffic along geneva boulevard. that will be nice to consider other ways that ecould be more flexible with our planning and funding. >> this is kind of a unique situation where we beat the bushes and we have a very competitive long list of projects, which is fantastic. it gives the board a choice. one of the pluses of this development project is to have a more transparent discussion about which one you want to move forward. these projects on the list with high priorities. >> i'm just thinking, want to look at how we can maximize what we can do with the initial round of funding. needs that are close to the upper tier but not quite there and how to maximize that especially around park station. that's much less cost, things staying close to the top. >> moving down the list quickly. these are the bike and pedestrian and actually weight finding and realtime transit portions of phase one of the transit center project. this is actually within that phase one project. we looking to meet with dpw the next main point of discussion how the envir
-old george moved to switzerland 20 years ago to set up a software company in geneva. he made over 200 million euros. now, many of his fellow greeks are looking to follow in his footsteps, and he can see why -- not only does he love the beautiful swiss countryside and the country's efficiency, he also appreciates its low rate of taxation. >> it is not illegal, but morally unacceptable that in some comfort -- countries, you have to pay 50% tax. anybody who wants to have a good quality life -- i find it proper no more. it has to do with tax. >> tax regulation is especially business friendly, which is why thousands of businesses are headquartered, at least on paper, here. a growing number of greek businesses are here as well. christoph knows why. he has just helped a company set up business. in switzerland, the corporate tax rate is just 5%, compared to 20% in greece. he shows colleagues how he said it up. tax breaks are one of several factors that make switzerland highly attractive to businesses. >> if you base your business here, you are in good company, international company. there is a host o
are trying to find a solution on the basis of the peace plan that was agreed upon in june. >> the geneva agreement calls for a cease-fire and the creation of a traditional government, something the united nations special envoy still wants to see. in damascus, he appealed for a government of national unity. >> this government would lead the country in a transitional phase, which would end with new elections. they could be presidential elections if the parties concerned agree to it, or parliamentary elections.% >> but what role syria's president assad might play -- on that brahimi said nothing. syria's opposition has already dismissed his suggestions. hope for a rapid end to the bloodshed seems optimistic. >> syria will be the special focus later this half hour. >> we will have a special report from the turkish-syrian border. in other news, u.s. president barack obama has broken off his christmas vacation to resume talks on the so-called fiscal cliff, taxes and spending cuts unless democrats and republicans reach a deal by new year's eve. >> nearly all the major players in those negotiatio
and we agree the geneva convention contains the elements to move forward for a political settlement. >> the lives of millions of children have been affected by the war in syria. thousands of families have escaped across the border to lebanon. the united nations estimates more than 126,000 registered syria refugees there. but getting away from the fighting can be a terrifying experience. >> at a time millions of children are playing with new toys but these children do not. but they do have the natural creativity. she would like to join in the games but she was paralyzed when the syrian army attacked her house. the shrapnel that pierced her spine also took away her ability to speak. her mother was killed. she is now being looked after by her aunt. machine've got to this to try to stimulate her leg and back. doctors say it is too early for surgery on her spine but they believe she may have a chance to be cured. >> there are hundreds of families here with a harrowing stories of the ski. her mother and father were terrified of being caught by the syrian army. the fear was so profound the
a ceasefire. we agreed the geneva convention contains the elements to move forward for political settlement. >> in the caesarian title, schilling has devastated large parts of the city, including a large suburbs. the rebels say they have also made gains in eastern syria. fighters say they have captured this oil field. tens of thousands of mainly sunni iraqis turned out to protest the government. they are accusing maliki of marginalizing sunni leaders. >> a sea of people gathering in the provincial capital. and there is mounting a, and mistrust of the government is -- anger is mounting, and protest of the government is deep. they have been protesting a week and are not going anywhere. >> our enemy once this gathering to be dispersed. this injustice is not only happening on the sunni, but our shia brothers as well. >> among the demands is an end to perceived discrimination. >> this government is targeting sunnis on purpose. they fear no god, and we do not trust them. >> these protesters are very angry. they are raising their demands every day. they are now calling to topple the government of
is painting along alemany. along balboa park station, geneva, san jose, pushing hard to get a ramp for pedestrians. right now, it is dangerous to cross the street, especially if you are pushing a stroller or are in a wheelchair. you have to go further than you but typically have to. there is so much more to do. we have to figure out how to calm the traffic. a lot of cars, speeding through and make it unsafe for pedestrians. sidewalks are not very convenient for people. it takes a lot of money to do that, but it is really about being vigilant and looking at the fund the come through the transportation authority. we have been extending sidewalks in some places to help with pedestrians, trying to put in islands, plantings to slow down traffic. bike lanes have helped. a bit controversial where i live is a bike lane. people do not see as many bikes, but we are seeing more and more common now that the bike lanes are coming in. that makes it safer for pedestrians. we have a bike way on a major street. you do not have as much time to cross, and you cut down one lane for the cars and a pede
? >> in geneva as in new york city. >> but during the cold war when we were fighting the soviets our german scientists were better than their. >> different in different places. >> just want to make sure. explain to me again because i understand it when you explain it to me but the moment you leave the room it evaporates out of my head. >> coy explain that using science. >> okay, okay. what is the higg-bosan and why is it. >> so bag-- back in the day the early 60s fis quist-- physicists were try tounged stand the nuclear forces that hold together the nuclear a tomorrow and they couldn't. they kept coming up with this idea that it was spread out all over the place which it clearly doesn't so they came up with this bizarre-sounding idea that empath-- empty space is filled with an energy field every with. >> impossible. >> no, not-- we just got evidence that it's true. >> stephen: no, i'm going-- [bleep] because-- (laughter) >> stephen: it is not empty space if it is filled with something. checkmate. i wait your apology. >> this is why. these are supersmart scientists they figured out that even
. the 1599 geneva bible. it was the first complete english translation, complete with chapters, numbered verses and 300,000 utterly unique study notes. it actually came out before the king james version and because the government didn't authorize it, it was outlawed. but it was a bible by the people, for the people, the book that built america. and now for the first time in 400 years it's available again in a beautiful leather edition. i have one, i want you to have yours too. please visit genevabible.com and get your copy of this rare and historic version of god's word today. thank you and may god bless you. >> 17 minutes before the hour. take a look at this incredible video here. an intern no raging for nearly an hour in west virginia. flames shooting 100 feet into the air after a gas line exploded there. nine homes completely destroyed or damaged. part of a highway melted. amazingly, no one was seriously hurt. >>> your neighbor's over the top christmas decorations. this add add woman put up a ditto sign with an arrow that pointed to the house next door. now her measly 400 lights getti
that they are open to discuss a wide variety of things in the framework of the geneva agreements reached on june 30th. >> alison, two big problems with this. when it comes to the geneva plan, no idea what role he might play and the opposition has responded to many of these calls saying they're willing to form a transitional government but not willing to work with anybody in the regime. >> they met in moscow yesterday and they're warning the conflict that it's getting more sectarian. what danger does that mean for the mideast? >> it poses a huge danger, alison. no one wants to see it get more sectarian. the lines are only deepening. you're seeing, you're seeing forces like saudi arabia and the region supporting the syrian rebels and you see iran supporting. syria almost becomes a proxy battlefield and that causes more sectarian tension in syria and then you have the spillover effect. the conflict starts engulfing other nations nearby. here in lebanon you've seen sectarian tensions go on the rise and the factions that support the rebels. and it's a really dire situation and nobody wants to see tensions
of the geneva conventions, torturing people was going on. >> here's the letter that feinstein, mccain and levin sent to sony distributing the film: >> cenk: yeah, to be fair to mccain and those guys, i don't think they're saying that no torture has ever led to one piece of correct information. they're saying in this case, it did not lead to the capture of bin laden. >> my understanding is that there were three pimassively water boarded who knew about the courier. one of them gave up the one depicted in the film is the one who gave up information about the courier. >> cenk: the one gay gave it up when he was not being tortured. >> but the threat of being tortured again may have affected that. >> cenk: we have a former c.i.a. operative, and author of "blowing my cover," lindsey great to have you here. >> your cover is totally blown. >> cenk: apparently so, wrote a whole book about it. talk to us about this. what is -- in your experience, in what they taught you back in the day when torture was not you know, standard operating procedure, what is the most effective way of getting information accord
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